"PREFACE. This work is not intended to be a literal translation. In many places it is a paraphrase. I have adopted several of the trans lated names descriptive of the various strange peoples and animals from Mr Jerram's very interesting edition of the work. I have to thank Mr K K Sikes, Fellow and Lecturer of St John's College, Cambridge, and my colleague, Mr J. Manisty Hardwich, for much valuable criticism. ..."
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